Earlier this week, we reported that Apple Music had set a new record.
The digital streaming service, clocked in a whopping 10 Million Paid Subscribers, in just six months after it was launched.
The fact that it was able to do so, in such a short time, is astounding, and even more so, because it took Spotify 6 years to reach that landmark number.However, today’s new isn’t a good one. Apple has announced it will be shutting down the iTunes Radio service, which was launched in 2013, at the end of this month.
But it is not totally dead. The Cupertino based company, will instead move the majority of the formerly free radio stations, to Apple Music. [...]
It must be celebration time over at Cupertino, for Apple is making 10 million paid subscribers dance to its tunes.
The company’s music streaming service, Apple Music, hit the historic landmark today, just 6 months after it was launched.
The Financial Times broke the news earlier today. Interestingly a comparison has been made with rival services. Most notably, it has been quoted that Spotify, the world’s leading digital music streaming service, took 6 years to reach the 10 million users landmark, and that it currently has around 60 Million paid users.
We think this is a bit unfair, as six years ago, there weren’t even half as many smartphone [...]